HU Alpha Psi Omega chapter hosts an evening of free theater at annual ‘Fresh Faces’ showcase

Huntington, Ind. — Huntington University’s theater honor society, Alpha Psi Omega, will host an exciting evening for freshman to take to the stage and perform a theatrical or musical work. The annual event, Fresh Faces, will showcase the talents of incoming freshmen and transfer students at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 17 in the Zurcher Auditorium of the Merillat Centre for the Arts on Huntington University’s campus. Admission is free, and it is open to the public.

For more information, call the MCA Box Office at (260) 359-4261 from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays or the Department of Theatre Arts at (260) 359-4257.

The following is a list of participating students:

Mallorie Oetman, a freshman film production major from Portage, Ind.

Blair Caldwell, a freshman broadcasting major from Rossford, Ohio

Jessica Elliott, sophomore theater production major from Hillsboro, Kan.

Rosa Cruz, a freshman nursing major from San Antonio, Texas

Molly Williams, freshman music performance and theater performance double major from Logansport, Ind., and Taylor Coonce, a freshman worship leadership major from Noblesville, Ind.

Sarah Scanlan, a freshman broadcasting major from Gering, Neb., and Beth Reese, a freshman music choral education major from Elida, Ohio

Audra Rittenhouse, a freshman music performance major from Huntington, Ind.

Melissa Lawrence, a freshman pre-law major from Spanish Town, Jamaica

Jaclyn Schipper, a freshman undeclared major from Akron, Ind.

Josh Trommer, a freshman elementary education and theater performance double major from Medina, Ohio

Molly Gropp, a freshman film production major from Hudson, Ind., and Rebecca McIlwain, a freshman nursing major from Albany, Ind.

Emily Elder, a freshman theater performance major from Ossian, Ind., and Hannah Fagen, a freshman history and theater double major from Englewood, Colo.

Stephen Planalp, a freshman theater performance major from Columbus, Ind., and Jessica Hunt, a freshman youth ministries and worship leadership double major from Roann, Ind.

Paige Wilson, a sophomore theater major from Mays, Ind., and Karina Palma, a freshman elementary education major from Fort Wayne, Ind.
Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S. News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest, and has listed the university as one of America’s Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review has named the institution to its “Best in the Midwest” list. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The university is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).


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